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    After one or two years use of our vehicle we need go to the workshop for tighten our car screws and doing the wrenching for that,is there any English word for that operation?
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    Most vehicles don't need screws tightened. And I don't know what "wrenching" means. Mostly we say "routine maintenance" or a "tune-up".

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    Quote Originally Posted by yaghoob View Post
    After one or two years​' use, of our vehicle we needs to go to the workshop for to have the car screws tightened our car screws and doing and for the wrenching for that. Is there any English word for that operation?
    Thanks.
    See above for my corrections in red. I agree with MikeNewYork that tightening car screws and unspecified wrenching aren't natural or standard things to do to cars, particularly after being driven for only a couple of years. "Routine maintenance" is a fairly standard phrase, or perhaps "a [minor] service]".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Please give future threads more describitive titles. Even "Word for taking care if your car" would be better than "word."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Word

    Wrench means the common tool for tighten.
    Thanks everybody.

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    We know what a wrench is. We were saying that "wrenching" isn't something we associate with car maintenance. A mechanic might use a wrench to tighten or loosen a nut (not a screw, though - that requires a screwdriver).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    You are supposed to have your car serviced regularly, which might be what you're after, to check that things are working OK.

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